Microsoft OneDrive is the file hosting service and synchronization service operated by Microsoft as part of its web version of the office. However, OneDrive allows users to store files and personal data like Windows settings or BitLocker recovery keys in the cloud. Also, you get to share files, and sync files across Android, Windows phone and iOS mobile devices. Which include Windows and macOS computers and the Xbox 360 and Xbox one consoles. However, ever user can upload Microsoft Office documents to OneDrive and the platform also offers 5Gb of storage space free of charge.
Microsoft One Drive with 50GB, 1TB and 5TB storage options available either separately or with Office 365 subscriptions. However, the platform works like a traditional hard drive but it’s on the internet and you get to access additional features. This includes the cross-device and cross-platform design which you can create a file on your computer and pick up where you left off on your laptop, phone or tablet. Also, OneDrive makes it very easy to share content with other people and join in time using its Office 365 integration.
How to create a Microsoft Onedrive Account?
Creating a OneDrive account, you are required to use a Microsoft account to use OneDrive. However, if you already have a few of these accounts @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @live.com email address. An Xbox Live and a Skype account you already have a Microsoft account info to sign in. Here are a few steps on how to create a OneDrive account;
- Launch any web browser on your device either computer or mobile phone.
- Visit www.OneDrive.com
- Click the Sign up for free button at the homepage. Then click the Create a Microsoft account button.
- Create a new email address and password for the new account then click the Next button.
- Continue with any additional on-screen instructions.
How to Find OneDrive on Your Device?
When you save your files in OneDrive folders and you will be able to get them from any PC, Tablet, or Phone with just a login. However, with the basics, you are ready to learn more by just checking out. The OneDrive help center where you will learn about managing and sharing files. Also, syncing, working across devices, storage, troubleshooting and more. To access files on OneDrive you need to open the file explorer. Then Click on a OneDrive folder(it will have a cloud icon). However, you will see the files in that folder if you want to view a OneDrive folder.
Also, file online right click it and select view online. Also, to save a document you are working on to OneDrive select a OneDrive folder from the list to save locations. OneDrive Files on Demand is a feature that became available with Windows 10 fall creators update. And allows you to access your entire collection of files stored. However, files On-demand will only download small pieces of information to make the content visible allowing you to quickly synch.